Creating Stewards of the Great Lakes: A Comprehensive Study about Integrating Place-Based Education, Professional Development for Teachers, and Community Partnerships
Grant: # 0635
Grant Amount: $54,500.00
Board Decision Year: 2005
Northwestern Michigan College (Traverse City)
Cotto, Marguerite (firstname.lastname@example.org) (231) 995-1775
GLFT - Great Lakes Stewardship-J - Other Great Lakes Stewardship
The Great Lakes Water Studies Institute (GLWSI) at Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) undertook a short-term, comprehensive study about integrating place-based education, professional development for teachers, and community partnerships as a strategy to increase stewardship of the Great Lakes. Such an integration, properly designed and implemented, has the power to engage people of all ages in meaningful work that is conducted in real-world settings and focuses on issues that are relevant to daily life.